Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Mile High To Hold Auction For Family Of Teen Driver

Wed, April 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Store to help with burial costs of teen killed when car crashed into building. Tokyo man charged with pirating manga! Interviews with Ted Adams and Gail Simone!

Comics A.M. - Parent To Appeal School District's "Palomar" Ruling

Tue, March 31st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New Mexico parent insists Gilbert Hernandez book doesn't belong in high school library! Manga that borrow from U.S. and European culture! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Driver Killed When Car Slams Into Mile High Comics

Mon, March 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

No one was in Denver store at time of crash! Remembering Roy Doty! Pierre Christin talks "Robert Moses"! Dana Simpson on newly syndicated "Phoebe and Her Unicorn"!

Comics A.M. - US Airdrops Gory Anti-ISIS Cartoon Over Syria

Fri, March 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

An Air Force F-15 dropped 60,000 leaflets over ISIS-held Raqqa! "Beano's" Nigel Parkinson reflects on his career! Neil Gaiman talks with Michal Chabon!

Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Spinoff Miniseries To Launch In April

Thu, March 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New "Naruto" story to debut in April 27 issue of Japan's "Shonen Jump"! Turkish cartoonists fined for allegedly insulting president! Scott McCloud on "The Sculptor"!

Comics A.M. - "MAD" Veteran Lou Silverstone Passes Away

Wed, March 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer's credits included "Cracked" and "T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents." Troubled Cherry City Comic Con has a new owner! George R.R. Martin goes to the comics shop!

Comics A.M. - What Does The Future Hold For Conventions?

Tue, March 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

From consolidation to oversaturation, a look at comic con trends! Former detective reclaims long-lost comics! Interviews with Grant Morrison and Ken Niimura!

Comics A.M. - Mad Dash For Comic-Con Hotel Rooms Is Tuesday

Mon, March 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Discounted room block goes on sale Tuesday morning! Remembering cartoonist Jim Berry. Japanese anti-piracy campaign has removed 700,000 illegal files!

Comics A.M. - Cartoonist Roy Doty Passes Away

Fri, March 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Wordless Workshop" cartoonist dies at age 92. Comparing sales of Marvel's female and male Thor. Dean Haspiel remembers "The Fox" creator Irwin Hasen.

Comics A.M. - Graphic India Raises $2.8 Million For Mobile Content

Thu, March 19th, 2015 | Category: TV

Liquid Comics subsidiary is developing digital comics, videos! Geoff Johns talks "Superman," and Jimmy Olsen! How to ease into long-running series! More!

Comics A.M. - "Cerebus" Creator Dave Sim Undergoes Surgery

Wed, March 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist had complained of severe stomach pains. Driver in ZombieWalk crash pleads not guilty. Remembering Wildcat artist Irwin Hasen. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Papercutz Loses LEGO License To Little, Brown; Sim Checks Into ER

Tue, March 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"LEGO Ninjago" line has sold more than 2 million copies. "Mandrake" artist Fred Fredericks dies. Dave Sim checks himself into emergency room.

Comics A.M. - "Asterix" Art Raises $158K For "Charlie Hebdo" Victims

Mon, March 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Original art includes dedication from Albert Uderzo! Fantagraphics responds to "Palomar" library challenge! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Roz Chast Wins National Book Critics Circle Award

Fri, March 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" earns another major honor! Spotlight on Boston's Comicopia! A look at the career of Yoshihiro Tatsumi!

Comics A.M. - SDCC Parking Moves To Lottery System

Thu, March 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Change affects convention center and six nearby lots! A look at Dark Horse's manga line! Chip Zdarsky talks "Howard the Duck" and more1

Comics A.M. - Sotheby's Comics Art Auction Rings Up $4.1 Million

Wed, March 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Works by Herge, Tezuka, Pratt and Stevens among those sold! An excerpt from "Exploring Calvin and Hobbes"! Yen Press announces four manga licenses!

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Drives Manga Sales Turnaround

Tue, March 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Manga market in North America sees second year of growth! Black Mask Studios launches YouTube channel! Why is eBay deleting Marvel digital code listings?

Comics A.M. - Viz Sees 20% Rise In Shoujo Mange In Direct Market

Mon, March 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Viz Media executive talks sales, manga market! "Barney & Clyde" creators explain their "not-Muhammad" strip! A report from ComicsPRO meeting! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Do Kids Still Actually Read Comic Strips?

Fri, March 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Big Nate" creator says yes, just not in newspapers! Jeremy Holt on the origin of "Southern Dog"! Viz acquires "Bloody Mary" and "Honey So Sweet"!

Comics A.M. - Roz Chast's Memoir Tops Bookstore Chart Again

Thu, March 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Saga," two volumes of "March," and "The Sculptor" round out top five! Interviews with Jeff Lemire, Shawn Martinbrough and Ed Piskor! Plus much more!

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